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Towards the centre of Christian living

Johannes Pinsk

Towards the centre of Christian living

a liturgical approach.

by Johannes Pinsk

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Published by Herder and Herder in New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Liturgy,
  • Christian life -- Catholic authors

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Schritte zur Mitte.

    Statement[Translated by H. E. Winstone.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2350.2 .P543 1961a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination261 p.
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5824444M
    LC Control Number61011488
    OCLC/WorldCa2496719

    Please let us know if you have suggestions for future articles, and let us know any questions you would like answered. Thus philosophical and theological formation will need to be revised, since dialogue and inculturation depend on a theology which is perfectly in tune with the deposit of faith. The frustration in some Believer's minds come because they worked so hard to be saved that they now think God owes them something for their efforts. We can't say that we have anyone [no matter how much we admired them, appreciated them or how noble they were] other than Jesus Christ that grants us access to the Father. Furthermore, Blavatsky was not associated with Freemasonry and nor did she ever claim to be. First, because many educated Christians find doctrinal fidelity and growth in faith impossible, unless they can reflect on faith just as seriously as they do on their profane culture or on their professional life.

    When the evangelization of Africa began, the positive cultural values of these religions were not always taken seriously enough to be integrated with the Gospel. After the spectacular defeat of collectivist atheistic Marxism-Leninism, the rival ideology - liberalism - is struggling in its efforts to bring about happiness for the human race and to ensure responsible dignity for each person. They could be a real inspiration for humanity at the dawn of the third millennium. On many points there needs to be a re-formulation of Christian faith which is more accessible to dominant cultures, because of the competition caused by the profusion on all sides of diffuse forms of religiosity. This is instruction and authoritative teaching.

    It must be understood that Jews are not better than Gentiles and neither are we superior because we think we have a lock on God. The challenge for a pastoral approach to culture is to help people to discover transcendence, to convince them that right reason will enable them to make wise use of the best achievements of modern science, and to invite them to tread anew the path which leads from human experience and understanding to knowing our Creator. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven" Matthew More precisely, when the Christian word "sin" no longer evokes the modern experience of that reality, the offer of "salvation" so expressed, will find few takers.


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With the same root as virility and virtuosity, it refers to a sort of "manliness" of behaviour. It's Jesus Christ that gives us life through His Atoning sacrifice and makes us alive causing us to "sit together with Him in heavenly places. Without charity, time is thin. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

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Time is both death and judgement. How could the Church not be concerned by this? It is fertile ground for cultivating conversion to Christ. Born in countries with a long Christian tradition, this secularized culture, with its values of solidarity, generous dedication to others, freedom, justice, equality between men and women, an open mind, a spirit of dialogue and a sensitivity to ecological issues, still bears the imprint of these fundamentally Christian values which have imbued culture over the centuries and of which secularization itself brought the fruits to civilization and nourished philosophical reflection.

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In this encounter, not only are the cultures deprived of nothing, but they are actually stimulated to open themselves to the newness of the Gospel's truth and to find in it an incentive for further development.

How do you know if it is a right decision? In a society where the number of people without families is growing, education is becoming increasingly difficult, as is the communication of a culture shaped by the Gospel.

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While science and technology have established themselves as ways of increasing people's knowledge, power and wellbeing, their responsible use demands ethical criteria which they themselves cannot provide. The work of faith does more than unlock the passage of time from wasteful neglect.

The Christian life is also supposed to be one of death to self in order to live a life by faith. The attitude of heart in confronting our sin is often the determining factor as to how long you carry the guilt of it.

But the passage is an interesting one because it shows how a man without a wristwatch in a society without clocks understood the sequence of moments.

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